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My husband loves mincemeat pie. I want to make one for Christmas, but don't know of a gluten free brand of mincemeat. I searched the board here and came up blank. Has anyone had experience with this?

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no experience with looking for a gluten-free one...but had to ck out this post b/c my grandma always made mincemeat pie for x-mas. and we all used to joke about the poor minces that were killed for her pies ;) anywho, couldn't you just make your own w/ ingredients like below? not sure where you buy beef suet, but since its just fat, i would think it should be gluten-free...unless manufacturers include additives. guess i'm not much help...but never noticed mincemeat in store. i saw it once at a country store--had been canned and processed by a local farm.

1-1/4 pounds lean beef stew meat

2-3/4 pounds Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped

1/3 pound beef suet, coarsely ground

3/4 pounds dark raisins

1/2 pound dark brown sugar

1/2 cup white vinegar

1/4 cup molasses

1/2 pound currants

1/2 cup apple juice

3/4 teaspoons ground cloves

3/4 teaspoons ground nutmeg

3/4 teaspoons ground allspice

3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 cup bourbon or rum, divided

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Jen--Thank you for that info. and recipe. I'm wondering if I could do it without the meat. Seems like any time I've had it, I never detected any meat. I recall apples and raisins--I didn't take the meat part literally :D . Leave it to my husband to like some odd ball pie. I used to get off easy and buy Mrs. Smith's! Little minces--my husband says that, too--ha ha!

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